[Preface: a few months ago I shared some thoughts about how REST was (or could) be applied to IT and Cloud management. Part 1 was a comparison of the RESTful...
0 replies - 2854 views - 12/10/09 by William Vambenepe in News
PaaS can most dramatically improve the IT experience in four areas:
Hosting/operations efficiencyApplication-centric managementDevelopment...
0 replies - 4175 views - 11/11/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Andi Mann recently wrote an interesting post about virtual appliances . He uses the domain name pleasediscuss.com for his blog so I figured I’d do just that....
0 replies - 1195 views - 11/03/09 by William Vambenepe in News
The potential user impact of changes (e.g. patches or config
changes) made on the Cloud infrastructure (by the Cloud provider) is a
sore point in the Cloud...
0 replies - 3855 views - 10/15/09 by William Vambenepe in News
PHP developers with Cloud aspirations rejoice! Zend has announced a PHP toolkit (called the Simple Cloud API
project) to abstract and access application-level...
0 replies - 2580 views - 09/28/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Cloud development toolkits like Libcloud (for Python) and jcloud
(for Java) have been around for some time, but over the last two months
they have been...
0 replies - 2372 views - 09/15/09 by William Vambenepe in News
What happened to the separation between the model and the protocol
in management APIs? For all the arguments we had in the design of WSDM and...
0 replies - 1357 views - 09/09/09 by William Vambenepe in News
In this entry I compare four public Cloud APIs (AWS EC2, GoGrid,
Rackspace and Sun Cloud) to see what practical benefits REST provides
1 replies - 3751 views - 07/20/09 by William Vambenepe in News
SpringSource’s Rod Johnson tells us today that his company just bought Hyperic. The press release
is a bit more specific, announcing that SpringSource...
0 replies - 1886 views - 05/05/09 by Masoud Kalali in News
Before rushing to standardize “Cloud APIs”, let’s take a look back
at the previous attempt to tackle the same problem, which is one of IT
0 replies - 5967 views - 04/28/09 by William Vambenepe in News
Version 10.2.0.5 of OCAMM (Oracle Composite Application Monitor and
Modeler) was recently released. This is the ex QuickVision product from
0 replies - 3330 views - 04/16/09 by William Vambenepe in Announcements
The press release
for the release of Oracle Enterprise Manager 10gR5 came out yesterday,
but that’s not all: the Oracle VM Management Pack for...
0 replies - 1921 views - 03/06/09 by William Vambenepe in News
As far as I know, the W3C is still reviewing the proposal
that was made to them to create a new working group to standardize
0 replies - 5280 views - 07/12/08 by William Vambenepe in News